RELAY FOR LIFE – Friday, June 15th


Big Blue will make a stop at Knox County’s Relay for Life on Friday, June 15th.


There are some changes for the 2018 Relay for Life.

  • NEW location: The event is being held on the Public Square in downtown Mount Vernon.
  • NEW time: 6 p.m. – midnight


Event Details:

Relay For Life is a grass roots, community-based team event. Although every Relay For Life event is different, they do have a few things in common.


Event Schedule:

Opening Ceremony – The event kicks off by honoring everyone who's been affected by cancer and everyone who has contributed to the success of this year's Relay season. The Knox County Opening Ceremony will be at 6:15 p.m. on June 15th, 2018.


Survivor/Caregiver Walk

Survivors and Caregivers are the heart and soul of Relay For Life events. We honor their strength and courage with every step they take. It doesn't matter if you were diagnosed 10 days ago or 10 years ago, you can walk while everyone gathers together to cheer you on.


Luminaria Ceremony

During this ceremony we represent everyone touched by cancer with a Luminaria. Each light represents a life—a life taken by cancer, a survivor of cancer, or a support for a person still fighting the disease. It's a powerful demonstration that gives people the opportunity to grieve but also offers comfort and hope.


Closing Ceremony

Our closing ceremony is the time to commit to take action and help lead the fight for a world free from cancer. It's a time to celebrate what we've accomplished together and a time to unify for the work that needs to be done moving forward.


WNZR will bring you live coverage from the Knox County Relay for Life from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. as we talk to local team members, bring you highlights from the survivors lap, the caregivers lap and tell you about the amazing luminaria ceremony. Please join our Big Blue Crew and support the American Cancer Society.


WNZR is honored to join 24 teams and 213 participants in the fight against cancer. Please join our team and support Relay for Life.



Stop by Big Blue and register to win a special "Shape Up, Clean Up and Dress Up" prize basket featuring:


  • One 8-week kids Zumba session and Two adult punch cards for 8 Zumba classes from Zumba with Teresa and Lisa (Valued at $90)
  • An entire house cleaning from Carefree Cleaning Company. Amy Kessler gives you 4 hours of house cleaning! (Valued at $100)!
  • One $15 gift certificate for Premier Designs Jewelry with Amberly Frye


Plus WNZR goodies including:

  • One “On the Road with Big Blue" T-shirt
  • One NIV Bible
  • Coasters, cups, keychains, jar openers, Frisbees, guitar flyswatter, magnets and more! The prize package is valued at over $225!



WNZR is honored to join the fight against cancer! Please join our team and support Relay for Life.


Click HERE to make a pledge for one of our 24 local teams!


Click HERE to stay connected to Knox County's Relay for Life Facebook page.


WNZR thanks these business partners for their support of our ministry and our broadcast from Relay for Life:


Country Court Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Brian VanWinkle with Edward Jones Investments

G.R. Smith Hardware

Kahrl and Company Insurance

Knox Community Hospital

Knox Community Health Center

Knox County Health Department

MAC Heating and Cooling

Mohican Sports Medicine and Rehab

Ohio Rental

Revere Roofing Company

Sojourner’s Counseling Services

Simona Moore, CNP, LLC

Valley ATV




WNZR would like to thank these prize donors for their generous donations to WNZR's "Shape Up, Clean Up and Dress Up" prize basket:


Amy Kessler of Carefree Cleaning Company

Amberly Frye, Accessory Stylist with Premiere Designs Jewelry

Zumba with Teresa and Lisa



For more information about the Knox County Relay for Life, Contact:

Courtney Ross

(888) 227-6446


Mailing Address:

American Cancer Society

ATTN: Relay For Life of Knox County

5555 Frantz Rd

Dublin, OH 43017